Famous Women Explore The Magic Of Black Hair In Michaela Angela Davis’ ‘The Hair Tales’

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Every mane has a story to tell and culture critic Michaela Angela Davis is getting to the bottom of some of the most famous of them in a new web series titled, The Hair Tales. Coining the series as the “Vagina Monologues for Black hair,” the collection delves into Black women’s love-hate relationship with their locks by inviting women like Mara Brock Akil, Kim Coles, Tasha Smith, Regina King, Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors, and more to tell openly their uniquely personal hair tale to the world. “I’ve been obsessed with hair my whole life, partly because people were obsessed with my hair my whole life — the ‘otherness’ of it,” Davis told Refinery 29 of the motivation for the series. “It was kinky, yet it was blond; it caused both admiration and confusion. Doing The Hair Tales was mostly about love. I love Black hair, and I love…

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The Panama Papers highlight how anonymity fuels corruption

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TED Prize winner Charmian Gooch wished to end anonymous companies at TED2014 and gave the audience an in-depth look at how anonymity feeds corruptuon. Yesterday's release of The Panama Papers made people all over the world feel this. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED TED Prize winner Charmian Gooch has worked for years to end anonymous shell companies. At TED2014, she gave the audience a look at how anonymity feeds corruption. Yesterday’s release of the Panama Papers illustrates her message, with 11.5 million documents that paint a picture of a global network of anonymous dealings. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED

A trail of $2 billion in offshore deals that traces to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. The Prime Minister of Iceland, accused of hiding millions of dollars in investments. The Prime Minister of Pakistan’s family, linked to six luxury real estate deals in London.

The Panama Papers, revealed yesterday, represent the largest data leak in history – a total of 11.5 million files from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, which among other services incorporates companies in offshore jurisdictions like the British Virgin Islands, the Bahamas and the Seychelles. The contents of the leak point to…

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#BlackGirlsRock: Teen Sisters Are The Youngest Women To Open Their Own Beauty Supply Store In California

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Teen Sisters Are The Youngest Women To Open Their Own Beauty Supply Store

Looking for a Black owned beauty supply store outside of LA? Two young sisters have recently opened a beautiful beauty supply store to serve their community.

19-year-old Kayla and 21-year-old Keonna Davis opened KD Haircare Supply in Moreno Valley, California:

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How amazing are these two young ladies?

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The two entrepreneurs have thanked their loyal shoppers for their success and hope to grow the business:

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Make sure to visit the store at 24453 Sunnymead Blvd, Moreno Valley CA in Sundance Plaza near Indian St. or kdhairsupply.com for more of your haircare needs!

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Defining Moments: See The Moment Daughter Learns Daddy Is Transgender [Video]

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The daughter seems more understanding than most grown folks, huh?

“Daddy is a HER now?!” This was the surprised reaction of six-year-old Layla when her mother explained that Daddy is a transgender. Layla’s mother Shalee Ellis gently described that they were helping Daddy become the person that his brain and his heart tells him he is. When she asked Layla how the change made her feel, Layla exclaimed: “Even though you’re a ‘her,’ I still love you.’

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The Lesson of Haiti — News For The Blind

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ML3ScL9sMrg?version=3&rel=0&fs=1&autohide=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=0&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent http://www.renegadetribune.com/the-lesson-of-haiti/ Haiti was once the jewel of the Caribbean and the French colonial empire, the social life there even rivaled Paris. Then the democracy craze hit France and was carried along to Haiti. They took it so far in Haiti, that they even started applying it to to the Black workers. The Whites […] via … Continue reading The Lesson of Haiti — News For The Blind